Percy Smith

Name

Percy Smith

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

17/04/1916
33

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
G/3500
Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
2nd Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

BASRA MEMORIAL
Panel 29.
Iraq

UK Memorials

There is no Memorial at Albury End

Pre War

Percy was the son of Walter and Mary Smith who are recorded in army records to be of Albury End, however it would appear that Percy was born in Mortlake. In the 1891 and 1901 census he was living in West Ham with his parents and is recorded in 1901 as

Wartime Service

He was in the Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force with the 2nd Bn. Royal West Kents and probably arrived at Basra in February 1915. He may well have been killed at the siege of Kut.

Additional Information

After his death he was recorded as the son of Walter John Bert and Mary AnnS, of Albury End, Hadham, Herts.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild